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Tanzania Loses Millions Of Dollars In Aid After Gay Crackdown Comments

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Australian-born Crown Princess Mary of Denmark has called for global LGBTIQ equality in a speech at the biennial mega-festival WorldPride in Copenhagen. WorldPride is the largest annual gathering of LGBTIQ communities and promotes visibility and awareness of queer issues on a global scale. A different city hosts WorldPride every two years. The 11-day Copenhagen 2021 …

Denmark are withholding 65m krone ($AU13.5 million) in aid to Tanzania after “unacceptable homophobic comments” from a senior politician, a Danish minister has said. Late last month, Paul Makonda, commissioner for populous city Dar es Salaam, announced plans to form a taskforce to hunt down LGBTIQ people, urging the public to pass the names of …

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Gay men in Denmark will soon be able to donate blood to “better embrace gender equality”. Danish health minister Ellen Trane Nørby revealed that the new law will come into effect sometime in 2019. “The authority (Patient Safety) has found a model we feel is safe and we will therefore incorporate it into Denmark,” she …

A Russian same-sex couple who claim to have had their marriage recognised in the country through a legal loophole have been charged with “intentional damage to passports or negligence” by authorities. Eugene Wojciechowski and Paul Stotzko wed in Denmark earlier this month and returned home to Russia, where their Danish marriage certificate and passports were …